The inventor of the Scholar-Monk: Megan Hale Williams on Jerome

Bijdragen 70 (4):458-467 (2009)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

Although this review article is only about one book and about one man, it discloses a whole world, the world of Jerome, saint, scholar and stimulator of ascetism and of the study of the Bible. It is the merit of the book reviewed here to bring interesting insights into this other world, the emerging society of monks who were scholars and ascetic. In that world Jerome is one of the most fascinating patristic scholars. His choice for translating the Hebrew Bible instead of the Greek Bible is one of the utmost examples that from time to time the conceitedness of one man wins. Williams’ book teaches us quite a lot about this man and his conceitedness. At the same time it explains us something about the Christian tradition, how asceticism could bring forth the wealth of libraries and abbeys

Links

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 76,264

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

Masquerade and the Formulas of Sexuation.Megan Williams - 1996 - Analysis (Australian Centre for Psychoanalysis) 7:66.
Sexuation from Mother to Child.Megan Williams - 2009 - Analysis (Australian Centre for Psychoanalysis) 15:81.
'Nothing There to Find': From Love to Anxiety and Beyond in the Transference.Megan Williams - 2008 - Analysis (Australian Centre for Psychoanalysis) 14:97.
Disjunction of the Feminine Oedipus.Genevieve Morel & Megan Williams - 1996 - Analysis (Australian Centre for Psychoanalysis) 7:100.
What Desire Is Concerned in the Pass?Andrew Lewis, Leonardo Rodriguez & Megan Williams - 2001 - Analysis (Australian Centre for Psychoanalysis) 10:160.
An Italian Scholar on Jerome's Life of Lucretius.John Masson - 1898 - The Classical Review 12 (05):237-245.
Extracting the Drive: The End of Analysis.Megan Williams - 1998 - Analysis (Australian Centre for Psychoanalysis) 8:38.
A Conversation with Baroness Hale.Brenda Hale & Rosemary Hunter - 2008 - Feminist Legal Studies 16 (2):237-248.
Still Inexplicit? Bob Hale and Crispin Wright.Bob Hale - 2010 - In Bernhard Weiss & Jeremy Wanderer (eds.), Reading Brandom: On Making It Explicit. Routledge. pp. 276.

Analytics

Added to PP
2013-12-22

Downloads
35 (#335,810)

6 months
1 (#449,844)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references